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PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
the benefits of the affordable care act today in the latest bid to move past the rocky rollout of healthcare.gov. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. also ahead, the biggest municipal bankruptcy in u.s. history gets the green light. a judge ruled detroit can shed billions in debt and reduce public pensions while overhauling its finances. >> woodruff: and tensions are rising in asia, where vice president biden voiced support for japan as it feuds with china over islands and airspace. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. >> those are just some of the stories we are covering on tonight's pbs news hours. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corp
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
: this is a group that was incredibly enthusiastic about this president and healthcare for everybody was one of the main things he talked about in his election. but look at this. obamacare approval among uninsured millennials, 18-29, 57% say they disapprove of this program. it's pretty incredible when you think of how he got elected and the group that embraced him so heartily back then. >> there has long been some scepticism among millennials about the president's healthcare plan. what's new and different and most troubling for the white house is there is increased scepticism of the president himself. now you have got a situation where young people are sceptical of the law. sceptical of the reforms. they think they will pay for, they think the coverage will be worse and they are increasingly sceptical of the guy who's selling it and that's what's changed. i don't know that the president can gets that credibility back. the interesting thing is the drop in his support came after the revelations about nsa metadata collection and the coverage it got. he hasn't been able to recover among this gro
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
health-care coverage, with millions receiving cancellation notices, and millions more facing premium rate shock, and others left to wonder if their applications on healthcare.gov or even successful. this morning where going to focus on how the health care could be affected by the changes in the president's health care plan. the president's health care law cut over $700 billion from the already struggling medicare program to fund the flawed new entitlement. included in the cuts were over $300 billion in direct and indirect cuts to the medicare advantage program, and many of these cuts start in 2014. medicare's managed care program currently provides coverage for more than 14 million americans, over a quarter of all medicare beneficiaries. these patients choose medicare advantage plans over traditional medicare for a variety of reasons, including improved cost-sharing, enhance benefits, better care coordination, and higher quality of care. millions of americans, especially those with lower incomes, medicare advantage is a better option for delivering their care, and frankly their choice. wh
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
. healthcare.gov is working for a vast majority of consumers, whatever that means. >> the bottom line, healthcare.gov on december 1st is night and day from where it was on october 1st? >> is a better functioning website enough to cure the president and his party of second term headaches? shop till you drop, holiday bargain hunters logging onto point, click and shift this cyber monday. the new delivery could change the game of online shopping forever. good day, i'm andrea mitchell in new york. a federal investigation is now under way trying to determine the cause of that deadly train derailment north of manhattan. in washington today the national transportation safety board began downloading data from two black boxes recovered at the scene. officials hope to talk to the train's conductor and engineer today or tomorrow. four people died when the train spun off the tracks. among them a member of our family here at nbc, jim, 58 years old, worked as an audio technician on the "today" show. he was on his way to work when the crash occurred. colleagues remember him for his enormous talent an
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:45pm EST
coverage? in favor of expanding healthcare if you take a somewhat liberal line on that explain how you think we can make it affordable. >> first we have to focus on four brings a confidence of healthcare reform. number one for cost. if there's one thing that will bankrupt america it is out of control health care costs. we've already made $38 trillion with promises for medicare that we know how we are going to pay for. and my view is you can't reduce healthcare costs by expanding coverage. it's an oxymoron. in addition to that, you have to recognize that the current ultra system if it were a house it is structurally unsound, it is more than its wort it's worth and itd for foreclosure. so you can't say that it is progress by adding the new lane belt out of the same materials attached to the structure that is headed for foreclosure. it's another example of how the government wants to give people their desert before leave the spinach. we have already made tens of trillions of promises we don't know how we are going to keep but let's make more and only have to do is pay for it. the fact is
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
insurers hoping to bypass the healthcare.gov website. will private business save obamacare? ashley: offering that hilton hotels is about to float. tracy: got to have it. our week-long series begins with the ceo of rue lala and ham macher schlemmer. ashley: look how oil is trading after being under a lot of pressure first day of the week, starting to come back a little bit. we'll be right back. she loves a lot of the same things you do. it's what you love about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms obph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
the rails. investigators now want to know if it was going too fast. the white house says healthcare.gov is finally running more smoothly but now it faces a new test, last-minute users scramble to make this month's deadline. and the prime minister goes into hiding after antiprotesters storm the building. building a business in a bankrupt city. detroit opens its very first distillery in 100 years. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan live from new york. this morning 26,000 commuters in new york city suburbs have to find another way to get to work. this after a train derailed yesterday just outside of manhattan. the accident left four dead and dozens injured and ntsb investigators have now recovered the train's data recorder and trying to determine exactly what caused the crash. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the train jumped the tracks just as it was getting ready to leave the bronx and cross into manhattan and 7 cars derailed with the lead car fee
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
to ask what else are they hiding? while the white house wants to claim healthcare.gov is now working, we know obamacare is still plagued with problems. every american deserves relief from it. while this administration has to finally come clean and explain why and how americans are impacted by this law. this is not something that is helping americans. it is harming those that need help most right now. welcome back, we hope you all had time with your families. hearing from the leader about the different things that the president hit within passing this legislation, you all member the time it was passed late night on the weekend. by that time, there were democrats who were even there is about voting for it, so the administration put together a memo. a memo tohrough nervous democrats stating, when voters learn about the composition of the plant, support grows considerably. the plan has been passed. the plan is now into a process. people are learning more about it. we found from the gallup poll that just came out yesterday, it tells a different story. those who are familiar with the health ca
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
the headlines and everything going wrong in healthcare. but sometimes we forget that there are some things that actually are going okay. there are things this committee and previous congresses have worked on, and that's one of the things we are going to be discussing this morning. sometimes we are so busy triaged and that we don't allow ourselves the luxury of things working as intended. my opinion is medicare advantage is working, and it's important to hold hearings like this to learn from those successes and see where we can build upon those successes and where the potential threats that are undermining the benefits and services that now over 25% of seniors are experiencing and how those might be threatened. medicare advantage allows integrated care coordination to community font to bring in for medicare. athe plans are lower in cost. they are bringing management to the care coordination to patients lives and encouraging wellness activities and actually using physicians to the maximum ability of their license rather than always referring to a specialist. there are those conditions that c
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
and working together to ensure small firms secure equality affordable healthcare. today we will do just that by hearing from witnesses about a complicated issue. the health care law includes an employer mandate that requires businesses with more than 50 full-time employees to provide health insurance. the goal is to discourage employers from dropping coverage and leaving employees on their own to find insurance. with enforcement of the rules have been delayed until 2015 many small employers must begin adopting now. this hearing will focus on a particular area of the law that many may not be familiar with. the business aggregation rules. traditionally it has been to treat business as a single employee or for the purpose of retirement plans. this isn't new. we have used them and it's on the books when it comes to benefit plans. this tax rule was incorporated into if our witnesses today will help walk us through this complicated standard and how best to educate the owners with new careful planning and proper outreach, small employers may avoid many pitfalls when complying with new obligati
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
for your families at healthcare.gov. >> joining me now, florida congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz, jonathan grub rn, professor of economics. he helped craft the affordable care act, and michael smerconish, an msnbc contributor. michael, i want to start with you. you have been struggling dealing with this affordable care act, trying to get coverage for you and your family. but it sound like you had something of a breakthrough today. >> i have had a horrific experience since october 1st, lawrence. in fact, i remember naively waking up at 5:00 a.m. on the day of the launch, thinking i would go on the site, explore my options, go on the radio and say here they are for my family of five. for eight weeks, could not get any satisfaction online until today. i'm online right now in real time, in fact, i don't think you'll bow able to see it too clearly -- >> hold it up, we'll try. >> all right, there are the 24 plans that are now available for my wife and me and our three sons. our daughter is about to hit 26, so she'll no longer be on the plan, but i can tell you i have 24 plans available
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
wilson, the white house bureau chief. we are talking about recent fores, criticism received healthcare.gov. please give us a call. the phone numbers are on the screen. of course, we will also be taking your comments on e-mail, facebook, and twitter. as folks are calling in, we want to ask you about this headline in october. talk about the inattention to detail that you see here. guest: a couple things have come up recently with the national security agency eavesdropping disclosures. he said he was not aware the united states was eavesdropping on a german chancellor's personal cell phone. the glitches to the health care website is another that he has acknowledged he was not prepared for. on their own, these may seem relatively minor, but added up, you get the perception of a white house and a management team that is trying to do a lot of different things at the same time and not necessarily paying attention to the implementation of these major policy issues, whether national security in the case of the nsa, or whether it is his health care law, which is legacy. is it people not wanting
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
in conneticut, and was hit by another train. 75 were hurt then. >> the obama administration says healthcare.gov is working most of the time. the man in charge of repairs says more than 400 changes were made to the site. the 6-month open enrolment began on october the 1st. people that do not buy insurance are subject to tax penalties. >> violent protests intensify in ukraine's capital. it began last week to support a trade agreement. protesters are demanding the ukrainian president step down. [ chants ] >> the pro-europe protesters used sheer force of numbers to break their way back into independence square in defines of a court order, banning demonstrations in the area. there are calls for the resignation of viktor yanukovych, they are growing stronger after his decision not to sign up to a free trade pact with the european union, buckling to pressure fro moscow. >> he said he would do everything he could. it failed to apiece the protesters. >> translation: people came out to say no to the government. this government is illegal. this government does not respect human dignity or the people o
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
30 deadline for the healthcare.gov website. series, first ladies' features the life of betty ford. >> on the next washington journal, republican of kansas on healthlementation of the care law. then congressman gregory meeks, democrat of new york. with ks about the deal iran over the country's nuclear program. scott patterson on the volcker rule and how it implemented. live every morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> president obama's use of power related to the health care law. immigration policies and drug laws. coverage ofour live the hearing starting at 10:00 c-span 2.rn on are you walk in, there tables in front with lots of pamphlets, prior to entering the gun show. temperature pamphlet is how the take ment is trying to away the right to own guns, obama is doing that and obama is that and obama care is awful. talk to them. they said, who are you? i'm an academic, a researcher. research about these organizations and ideas. i study men who believe this stuff. and a bunch of them said -- they looked at me suspiciously and and i said, tions look here's what i am. don't get i
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
that eat up all of the cost of healthcare are the ones that ought to be protected by having appropriate acuity adjusted payments for the physician groups that are managing it in a way that supports better outcomes for transparency all of the store managers are positive that support quality performance outcomes and pay accordingly based on managing the sickest seniors. >> thank you ranking member for having a hearing today and the us is foassist for taking the to testify. we are critical that they have low to moderate incomes and complex healthcare needs my first question is it did extend the life of medicare by putting more money on medicare and the yes or no answer to that but it actually extended the life of medicare. >> i have no knowledge of the fact. >> i don't study the trust fund. >> i think that's -- we may have a difference of opinion but i think that's acknowledged it did extend the life of medicare with the affordable care act. mr. baker in your testimony you discussed changes to medicare advantage under the affordable care act that included policies to make the medicare adva
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
for the nation under romney care in massachusetts. after a terrible first few weeks on the federal healthcare.gov website, the obama administration now says the site is working for most people most of the time, which is what they were hoping for by december 1. if the health care website is, in fact, working that much more smoothly, that should smooth the way for more people to get enrolled across the country. in the first nine weeks, in general, states running their own exchanges, kentucky included, they have done better than states that are not running their own exchanges and letting the federal government do it. but as the federal system works these kinks out, the numbers are going to keep going up. they're going to keep going up and up, even in places like mississippi, even in places like mississippi, which has done everything it can to ruin its own citizens' chances of getting health insurance, even to the point of unplugging what they had, which was working, which they designed for themselves. even in a state like mississippi, where the governor has been doing everything he can in his po
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am PST
that healthcare.gov stood up to one million visitors. again, this is visitors with bumps in waits but no major crashes. on cyber monday, 100,000 had signed up and the site has a 90% success rate. it appears that no amount of progress is truly good enough for republicans. i want to play james lankford speaking to chris jansing last hour. >> those would be good things, 100,000 people getting involved if there weren't five million people that just two months ago weren't kicked off their insurance. so 100,000 people signing up when five million people lost it is a tough figure. you've still got millions that don't have insurance and have had difficulty signing up. if they don't sign up quickly in the next three weeks, people that were insured are going to lose insurance in january. >> so these are people, again, that the congressman there was referring to. people that lost their insurance or people that bought policies that were going to be purged because it didn't meet the standard of care under the aca. now, our nbc first read team points out not a single republican the last two weeks are talkin
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
for the first time since the relaunch of healthcare.gov and he was defiant in the face of his critics. >> some are rooting for this law to fail. i will work with anybody to implement an approve this law effectively. if you have good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. i want everybody to know that. >> across the country in california, state republicans stooped to a new low to sabotage the law. >>> it's called cover california, and the administrators say it could set the stage for the rest of the country. >> on the left coast, the launch of the state exchange covered california wents pretty well. it reports it is signing up 2,700 people a day. that's good news for golden staters who need health insurance. bad news for republicans who are determined to undermine the affordable care act. enter connie conway. it is billed as a california resource guide and it looks like any generic health care website. it has something for everyone, if you're uninsured you can click through the ie don't have health insurance icon to find a page dominated by a cal
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
and technology committee recently held a hearing on healthcare.gov cybersecurity threats. our bipartisan expert witness panel included dr. frederick check, a computer science professor at s.m.u., dr. ruben, a computer science professor at johns hopkins university, david kennedy, former chief security officer of dibold incorporated and currently the principal security consultant for trusted sec, and morgan write, formerly with cisco security and now c.e.o. of crowd sourced investigations. now i'm not a cybersecurity expert, but i can read the words of those who are. the s.s.t. committee's hearing charter informs members that in order to fully use healthcare.gov, american citizens must input or verify highly personal information such as date of birth and social security numbers for all family members, household salary, debt information, credit card information, place of employment, home addresses, and the like. information that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves. further, the obamacare website interacts with the i.r.s. and social security administration databases thereby
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 2:30am EST
, healthcare.gov on december 1st is night and day from where it was on october 1st. >> officials say some consumers may encounter problems. they are encouraged to phone the call center if that happens. >>> today kicks off phase two of the holiday shopping rush and john's favorite day, cybermonday. analysts predict americans will spend nearly $2 billion today alone. that is just a drop in the bucket compared to the entire weekend's take. by the end of today, americans will have spent an estimated $57 billion, money spent by as many as 140 million shoppers. that's incredible. all of these numbers are slightly down from last year, if you can believe it. retailers have high hopes for today. many analysts are expecting the biggest cybermonday ever. up 11% from three years ago. still some 30% of us are planning to spend less on gifts this year. >> the government shut down had a real effect on consumer and business confidence. so with another potential shutdown looming in january, there's a lot of coern out there. and people are becoming tighter with their money this holiday season. >> experts a
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
. >> saturday with the deadline set by the administration to fix the healthcare.gov website. at a press briefing the spokesman took questions about the site. you can see the briefing on c- span.org. here is a look. >> there were reports over the weekend on this that this of the website. basically, they said the problems are over but there are other problems. thethey comfortable with level they have been operating at. >> the president to leave the site has been significantly believes the site has been significantly improved. the teams have worked for weeks now to make those improvements, including significant improvements over the weekend, but a work is not done. said for some time, there have been issues we need to address and will continue to do that. with the improvements made over the weekend, we believe the website is and will function effectively for the vast majority of users, and each day we will continue to take steps to make further improvements to is enhanced for users every day. >> teachers are saying there is a problem on the back end where , --s are able to and role for folks able t
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
,000 people sign the up through the healthcare.gov site on sun and monday alone. that's bad news, perhaps, for its conservative critics. they seem to be running out of ammunition on the other side. quote, it does seem as though we've entered a new stage in the health care battle with democrats regrouping and dare we say unified and with republicans running out of new attacks. congressman, thank you for joining us. i am amazed that the president, well, let me just say i am amazed by the whole thing, the screw up starting october 1, the relatively quick recovery in his efforts, his new focus on execution, bringing in the right people where they weren't there before, how's this moving politically? i'll talk about administration tomorrow night, but what about the politics? is he able to turn this thing around in time to protect the seats he has in congress next year? >> yes, because what the american people want is not a repeal of the affordable care act, they want it to be fixed. and they're tired of republicans who have been rooting to sabotage and repeal it. now republicans are just gettin
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> tomorrow we should find out who consultants think prince george's county should roll the dice with. the bids for a casino. tracee wilkins is at one of the proposed locations in fort washington with an update. hey, tracee. >> reporter: this is a site we know is going to have a hard time tomorrow. the folks proposing this location told us they got a bad review from the folks making recommendations to the committee that will select the final site. tomorrow, we have the opportunity to see how the other two did. mgm wants a casino at national har bar. penn national at the raceway and greenwood racing pants a parx casino. they head to annapolis to win the sixth and final gaming license. the seven-member commission selecting the site had them review the proposals. the findings are confidential u
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
people are using the site. here he is. >> bottom line, healthcare.gov on december 1 is night and day from where it was on october 1. to be clear, there likely will be times that even with this increased capacity that that increased capacity will not be sufficient to handle peak demands. so to prepare for those times when spikes in user volume outstrip the system's expanded capacity, we will deploy a new queuing system to serve consumers in an orderly fashion and to allow consumers to request e-mail notifications when it's a better time to come back to the site. >> a better time to come back to the site indeed would have been two months ago or over that. i believe october 1 is when this thing was supposed to be up and running. certainly there's frustration on the part of many. with these letters and op-eds and conference calls comes a note to americans that we're out to lunch sign is on the door of the obamacare website. they're going to send you a complimentary e-mail to let you know when to log back on. but don't worry because also according to sebelius's op-ed that you have until decemb
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
americans. >> so hhs officials announced a surge of web traffic to healthcare.gov saying more than a million people visited the site on monday and former president bill clinton also spoke about the law yesterday saying its legacy will not be impacted as long as its flaws are fixed. >> if the computer problems are all fixed and it's up and running and healthy in the next several weeks, i this i that the damage will be minimal. when problem passed a bill to provide drug cover annual to senior citizens under the medicare program, it was more unpopular when it was passed and there were lots of problems in the beginning with the computers. >> so the effects would be a men mum? >> if it's fixed, that would be right. if it's worked through, i think in four or five months, people will be talking about it entirely differently and no one will want to repeal this law. they want it to work. >> you remember in 2004 when medicare part d passed, we had this same coverage and all because it was just so bad and they had the same problem, george bush had press conferences and they were -- oh, wait, that didn'
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
at ways we could improve the implementation of healthcare so it is great to know finally that we are moving on repealing obamacare to finding the common ground to make it work because that is the law of the land. >> thank you ranking member. with that, the hearing is now adjourned. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] news this morning that the u.s. economy added 203,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate and fell to 7% and is the lowest in about five years and exceeds analysts prediction. releasing figures earlier today and reaction from capitol hill house speaker john boehner issued a statement saying today's report includes signs that should discourage calls for more emergency government stimulus. instead what are you coburn economy needs is to get government out of the way. senate majority leader harry reid as we continue to gather steam now is not the time for washington to put on the brakes. the actions we take could make the difference between getting a job were not. yesterday randy weingarten in the head of the american federation of teachers spoke w
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. there are people who say we ought to not have medicare. the fact of the matter is the health-care bill is going to work, but it is interesting that when you ask a specific question , it passed in a bipartisan fashion overwhelmingly. health carethe good bill. that is the politics of the issue right now. >> will the gentle man yield? >> i would be glad to yield. not politics. it's what people are concerned about. right now more people in america are concerned about the choice they have for health care and how they will seek coverage for their family. it's not about politics. some things that do transcend washington partisan politics. we care about health care. republicans care about health care. democrats care about health care. right now there is a serious problem given the obama care law. we need to help people. that's what i am talking about, not talking about the politics of it. i am talking about what is on the minds of millions of americans as they lose the coverage they can afford. people int to help this country when it comes to >> theealth care. governor of kentucky spoke to us this morn
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. and food. i mean, so that's why we talk a lot about wraparound services. notches healthcare services but breakfast, lunch and dinner. and as you see come you guys to talk about this before about the congress. one of the worst things the congress is doing right now is cutting the snap program. so when have the kids in public education, half of our kids come to school, our poor, in the south and the west is more than half. so that's why, look, i'm a big believer in we have to be the best you can be as schoolteachers. you heard what i said before that if somebody can't teach they shouldn't be there. we have to prepare teachers like finland prepares teachers. we have to value them. we have to actually have the common core, but do it right. delete testing at least for a while, but also make sure we of art and music and the tools that teachers need to the. we have the parents involved and engaged in welcoming safe, collective and private and we have to have the wraparound services because we are the first responders to poverty. and whether that is breakfast, lunch, and dinner like i saw at
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, the latest on the health-care law and the administration's efforts to reintroduce it. talk about the new unemployment numbers that came out yesterday. then a discussion about china. especially on long the lines that the vice president is taking a trip. see you then. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> in a few moments, the veteran affairs department. after that, remarks by eric shin issuesout some of the better and stays returning from active duty. secretary of state john kerry will give the keynote address today at an event hosted by the brookings institution for middle east policy. they started this in two thousand three and includes american and israeli leaders from government, business and society. you can watch his remarks like that work like p.m.
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of them for the first time for the first time in many years. and focus on that and healthcare.gov and the other avenues by which you can enroll our means to that end. but it is absolutely a responsibility to make sure that web site which is an important part of the process of getting those americans who want quality affordable health insurance work effectively and jeff has been an important part of that effort since he came on board to do this. [inaudible] is it just by today? >> by noon today, 275,000 visitors to this site. i believe that is today's figure, not today's and yesterday's that cms -- it's just today. >> is that 12 noon? >> i think that's correct in that elite cms will be breathing and we will have more information available. i was getting before it came out to get a sense of the volume we are seeing which again we anticipated which is why was so important to put in place the queuing system because those are just visitors but there are obviously those who are trying to and want to enroll and they want to make sure that their experience is vastly improved and if th
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